Learning Officer: Saltaire Stories

Closing Date: Mon, 29 May 2017

Closing time: 17:00

Saltaire Stories: past, present and future – A Saltaire World Heritage Education Association project

Learning Officer (part time two-year contract) £14,352 pa

Saltaire World Heritage Education Association (SWHEA) is a newly formed educational charity working to promote learning in Saltaire World Heritage Site. The Trustees of SWHEA have received a Stage 2 Heritage Lottery Fund ‘Heritage Grant’ for the Saltaire Stories project. This exciting project will upgrade the existing Saltaire Archive catalogue to make it accessible in a variety of formats online, create a range of learning resources and engage with schools and the wider community of learners. This significant project will promote the wider use of the Saltaire Archive and the Saltaire World Heritage Site as a “world classroom” and will train volunteers in skills such as conservation, archive management and engagement with education/tourism organisations.

An experienced and qualified professional from the education, heritage or library sector is sought with a track record of working with schools, colleges and alongside a team of volunteers.

The post holder must be very organised and focussed on our objectives, ‘self-starter’ and able to communicate effectively across a range of stakeholders – from digital media experts, education specialists and historical researchers. Experience of Heritage Lottery Fund applications and projects relating to educational resources and archive management is also desirable.

The Trustees wish to recruit the Learning Officer to start in September/October 2017. Two year contracts will run to 2019. The post is part time, based in Saltaire in the Archive which is based in Shipley College.

Application is by curriculum vitae (2 pages) and a Personal Statement (2 pages) addressing the requirements in the Job description and Person Specification emailed to the relevant contact below. Two professional referees are required. To obtain the job description and person specification please contact Maggie Smith telephone 07917 357763 or email smithmaggie6@gmail.com

The dates for interviews are between 12 June and 16 June 2017.

£14,352 (per annum)

Hours: 20 hours per week

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